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A 37-year-old member asked:

How to get rid of mrsa. i keep getting pimples some times even after be ach bathing and having been on bacg to m. i need to apply antibiptic ointment ?

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Dr. Gregg Albers
Addiction Medicine 42 years experience
MRSA Infection: Mrsa infections of the skin may require an oral antibiotic till under control. Topical antibiotics treat smaller areas. Some have folliculitis that is not infected with mrsa. Cultures and other treatments may be more appropriate.
Dr. Barry Cohen
35 years experience
MRSA: Is a culture diagnosis there are always sensitivities given with culture report. Common oral antibiotics orally are clindamycin, zyvox, and a few others such as cipro/levaguin topicals include bactroban (mupirocin) ointment.
Last updated Sep 10, 2013

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